Archive for the 'Linux' Category

Portable Ubuntu Remix Plays Nice with Windows

( Linux andWindows )

So after all the issues I ran through trying to get our CherryPal Bing up to speed, the next thing I wanted to do was to get some form of Linux or Ubuntu installed within the Windows environment so that I could use it’s more powerful tools to help manage the system. I had done […]

How to Change Ubuntu Icons

( Linux )

Every now and then I come across a problem with Ubuntu which once again re-affirms my belief that it isn’t quite ready for the general user. In this case it was something as simple as selecting an icon for a program that I added that wasn’t part of the Ubuntu library of programs. Don’t get […]

Foxit – A PDF Viewer for Windows & Ubuntu!

( Linux andWindows )

As you are probably aware by now, almost every manual and “official” document that you find on the Internet ( and in business ) is in PDF (Portable Document Format). It was designed by Adobe Systems and ( thankfully ) in 2008 they released it as an open format. What this meant was that other […]

HDAT2 – The Ultimate Hard Drive Rescue Tool

( Linux andWindows )

So now that I’ve upgraded to a Karmic Koala, and am happy with most of the results, I’ve decided that it’s time to retire my old system ( all of 3 years…) and see what else I can do with it. Suffice to say, unfortunately, there are still a lot of things that don’t run […]

How to Dress up a Koala

( Linux )

So, as I mentioned my upgrade to Karmic Koala went pretty well without a hitch, it was certainly a lot easier than any Windows upgrade that I had done AND it went a lot faster and with fewer problems. That being said, the boys at Ubuntu are almost paranoid about anything that isn’t 110% free […]